Genmab receives orphan drug designation from FDA

The US Health authority has granted orphan drug status to Genmab’s lymphoma treatment, epcoritamab, which is being developed alongside Abbvie.

Photo: Tuala Hjarnø / Genmab / PR

Danish biotech company Genmab announces in a press release that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has designated the company’s investigational drug, epcoritamab, an orphan drug.

Epcoritamab, which is being developed in a collaboration between Genmab and its partner Abbvie, is designed to treat follicular lymphoma (FL), a type of cancer that forms in the lymphatic system.

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